Tilghman Island, MD

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Tilghman Island Profile


Overview

Tilghman Island is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 755 people and just one neighborhood, Tilghman Island is the 232nd largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Tilghman Island are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Tilghman Island is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.53% of the Tilghman Island workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Tilghman Island is a town of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tilghman Island who work in farm management occupations (28.42%), office and administrative support (18.95%), and management occupations (7.58%).

Another important characteristic of Tilghman Island is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Tilghman Island is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Tilghman Island is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Tilghman Island’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Tilghman Island is worth considering.

Tilghman Island is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

As is often the case in a small town, Tilghman Island doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Tilghman Island Demographics

In terms of college education, Tilghman Island is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.03% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tilghman Island in 2010 was $34,077, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,308 for a family of four. However, Tilghman Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Tilghman Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tilghman Island residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Tilghman Island include English, Irish, French , and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Tilghman Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Tilghman Island 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.57

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Tilghman Island 0.101011101001110
Maryland 23.15

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Maryland 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
White Marsh Elementary School
4322 Lovers Ln
Trappe, MD, 21673
PK-05
Tilghman Elementary School
21374 Foster Ave
Tilghman, MD, 21671
PK-05
St. Michaels Middle/high School
200 Seymour Ave
St Michaels, MD, 21663
06-12
St. Michaels Elementary School
100 Seymour Ave
St Michaels, MD, 21663
PK-05
Easton Elementary School
307 Glenwood Ave
Easton, MD, 21601
PK-05
Easton Middle School
201 Peachblossom Rd
Easton, MD, 21601
06-08
Easton High School
723 Mecklenburg Ave
Easton, MD, 21601
09-12
Chapel District Elementary School
11430 Cordova Rd
Cordova, MD, 21625
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.1% 44.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.2% 38.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 6.1%

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